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Florida education news: Common Core, school buses, substitute teachers and more



CORE BATTLE: Florida's debate over the Common Core flares up. More on the Core from the Miami Herald.

NO MORE: Manatee superintendent Rick Mills says he's unaware of any other administrators who might be charged in the investigation into child abuse by a former assistant football coach, the Bradenton Herald reports.

NEW CHARTER: A long dispute over a new charter school in a Broward subdivision is about to end, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

BETTER BUSING: Broward officials say they expect school buses to arrive on time this year, unlike a year ago, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

LOTS OF SUBS: Marion County becomes a test site for the effectiveness of using large numbers of full-time substitutes in classrooms, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

ARRESTED: A Flagler high school teacher is arrested for having sex with an underage female student, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

BAD WRITING: Teachers look for ways to improve student writing from the poor grammar and spelling that texting has created, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

SAFETY FIRST: Central Florida school districts aim to improve campus security as children return for classes, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

MUDDLE IN THE MIDDLE: Escambia middle schools perform poorly and educators seek meaningful improvements, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, August 18, 2013 7:46am]


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